Awards recognition for The Standard

Staff at The Standard

The Standard was recently recognized with 18 awards from the Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) and four awards from the College Media Business and Advertising Managers (CMBAM).

MCMA awards for The Standard

  • Best Overall Newspaper – The Standard, Second Place
  • Best Sweepstakes – The Standard, Third Place
  • Best Website – The Standard, First Place
  • Best In-Depth News Reporting – Alec McChesney, Honorable Mention
  • Best News Writing – Nicole Roberts, Second Place
  • Best Feature Writing – Sarah Teague, Honorable Mention
  • Best Column – Spencer Martin, Second Place and Honorable Mention
  • Best News Photography – Nina Todea, First Place
  • Best News Photography – Ryan Welch, Second Place
  • Best Feature Photography – Bailey Vassalli, Second Place
  • Best Sports Photography – Megan Burke, Second Place and Third Place
  • Best Sports Photography – Ryan Welch, Honorable Mention
  • Best Editorial/Op-Ed Page – Rebecca Biundo, First Place
  • Best Page 1 Design – Emily Joshu and Rebecca Biundo, Second Place
  • Best Advertising – Zach Lamarre, Third Place
  • 2016-2017 Journalist of the Year – Nicole Roberts

Media, journalism and film senior instructor Jack Dimond, who is the faculty advisor to The Standard, said, “This has been a great year. I’m particularly proud of Nicole Roberts, who has done a fantastic job as editor-in-chief, and photo editor Ryan Welch also deserves a lot of credit for overhauling The Standard’s website, which took first place in its category.”

CMBAM awards for The Standard

  • Best Self-Promotion Print Ad Campaign – “Boomer Bear/Get the Bear Facts,” First Place
  • Best Online Self-Promotion Ad – “Best of MSU VOTE,” First Place
  • Best Self-Promotion Ad – “SOAR Brochure,” Second Place
  • Best Self-Promotion Multimedia Ad Campaign – “Housing Guide/Housing Expo,” Honorable Mention

Dimond said, “Our editorial success would not be possible without the work of Sandy King and her staff of students in the advertising department. Their recognition was also well deserved.”

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